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Man dies after beach outing with family at North Kirra

A man was found unconscious in the water at Kirra Beach.
A man was found unconscious in the water at Kirra Beach. Courtesy Channel 7

A MAN found unconscious at North Kirra on Wednesday has died at hospital.

The 33-year-old man was on holiday at the Gold Coast from NSW.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said they received a call at 1.47pm.

"The surf life savers were performing CPR," she said.

He was transported to Tweed Hospital where he died.

A spokesman from Queensland police said NSW police would be handling the case and a report would be prepared by the coroner in Newcastle.

The man had been at the beach with his two young children and wife.

He was found floating in shallow water.

Topics:  death north kirra



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